Shiroemon Shimono

Shiroemon Shimono

He was born on 15 November 1887. He was a fisherman employed by Canadian Pacific Cannery, Steveston, BC. His family includes Sakino Shimono (mother; nee Sakino Saki), Chieko Shimono (daughter), Tomie Shimono (daughter), Hideko Shimono (daughter), Misao Shimono (daughter), Hiroko Shimono (daughter), Sanae Shimono (daughter), Nanami Shimono (daughter), and George Shimono (son). His home address is listed as Canadian Pacific Cannery, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC; Clarkson, ON; and Greenwood, BC.

Metadata

ForenameShiroemon
SurnameShimono
Regularized NameShiroemon Shimono
Custodian Identification Number1025
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceMinto City, BC
ResidenceClarkson, ON
ResidenceGreenwood, BC

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